Lisa Feldman Barrett on Gossip
Lisa Feldman Barrett, distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University, discusses her research on how gossip influences perception.
Engineering in Sports
Imagining themselves arriving at the Olympic gold medal soccer game in Beijing, students begin to think about how engineering is involved in sports. After a discussion of kinetic and potential energy, an associated hands-on activity gives students an opportunity to explore energy absorbing materials as they try to protect an egg from being crushed.
Annual North America Surface Temperature Anomaly: 1950 through 1998
Global surface temperatures in 1998 set a new record for the period of instrumental measurements, report researchers at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies who analyze data collected from several thousand meteorological stations around the world. This visualization shows surface temperature anomalies from 1950 through November, 1998. The 1998 warmth was associated partly with a strong El Nino that warmed the air over the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean in the first half of the year and i
Luisteroefening: 'Any suggestions?'
Op het einde van deze les kun je uit de beluisterde gesprekken afleiden hoe afspraken in verband met een etentje gemaakt en bevestigd kunnen worden.
Driving a car
Op het einde van deze les kun je: De delen van een auto benoemen en verkeersborden lezen en begrijpen.
Commencement Ceremony Dickinson College May 22, 2011
Health Across the Life Span: Frameworks,Contexts,and Measurements
Introduces and examines the basic principles which guide growth and development and the health of individuals across the lifespan, from the prenatal period through senescence. Presents methodological, conceptual and substantive issues necessary for understanding and evaluating empirically based information about growth, development and health at different stages of life and from different academic perspectives. Course covers several themes, including contributions of biological and environmental
UA to Lead NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission
NASA has selected the University of Arizona to lead a sample-return mission to an asteroid. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will orbit and explore asteroid 1999 RQ36 for more than a year before closing in and collecting a sample of pristine organic material that may have seeded Earth with the building blocks that led to life.
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Child Care Summit: Future Directions
This video was produced in conjunction with the Child Care Summit, sponsored by the Joint Committee on the Status of Women at Harvard and held in January 2011. The summit's goals was to heighten the awareness of child care needs in the work environment, with a particular focus on the Harvard Longwood Campus, and to promote thoughtful discussion by identifying both critical needs and possible solutions. This summit provided an impetus for developing a set of workable recommendations for the futur
Students explore the physical and psychological effect of stress and tension on human beings. Concepts of stress and stress management are introduced. Students discover how perception serves to fuel a huge industry dedicated to minimizing risk and relieving stress. Students complete a writing activity focused on developing critical thinking skills. Note: The literacy activities for the Mechanics unit are based on physical themes that have broad application to our experience in the world concepts
Texas Legislature Introduces Resolution Honoring MD Anderson's 70th Anniversary
It was a big day for MD Anderson at yesterday's legislative session in Austin. To mark the institution's 70th anniversary, two members of the Texas legislature presented a resolution recognizing MD Anderson for its remarkable achievements in cancer care that span seven decades. Texas Rep. Sarah Davis shares her thoughts on the resolution.
Richborough Roman Fort N980004 RICHBOROUGH ROMAN FORT, Kent. Aerial reconstruction of town, port and monument by Ivan Lapper.
RICHBOROUGH ROMAN FORT, Kent. Aerial reconstruction of town, port and monument by Ivan Lapper.
Bronze Age pottery N980005 BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Bronze Age food vessel, Collared Urn and incense pot. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).
BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Bronze Age food vessel, Collared Urn and incense pot. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).
Bronze Age pottery N980006 BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Group of Late Bronze Age pots. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).
BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Group of Late Bronze Age pots. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).
Bronze Age pottery N980007 BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Group of Trevisker Ware Bronze Age pots. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).
BRONZE AGE BRITAIN. Group of Trevisker Ware Bronze Age pots. Reconstruction drawing by Peter Dunn (English Heritage Graphics Team).
5.1.1 Technique 1: Self-talk—turning negative statements into positive ones
Do you get stressed at the thought of an examination? Does the idea of revision fill you with dread? This unit will provide a host of tips to help you improve your revision and examination techniques and enable you to manage your time effectively by creating a timetable for your revision.